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The Buckingham School

The Buckingham School

The Curriculum at Key Stage 4

Our key stage 4 curriculum offers students flexibility and choice through a guided structure. It recognises that every student is individual, with different needs, abilities and talents. We believe that students should follow their interests and the subjects best suited to their abilities and offer a wide range of subjects to meet this, as well as offering thorough advice and guidance within our options process. Alongside the core subjects of English (Language and Literature), Maths, Science, Core PE and Personal Development (which comprises of PSHE and Enrichment), students are given the opportunity to select 4 option choices from the following:

  • Art GCSE
  • Business Studies GCSE
  • Computer Science GCSE
  • Dance GCSE
  • Drama GCSE
  • Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE
  • French GCSE
  • Media Studies GCSE
  • Music GCSE
  • Photography GCSE
  • Psychology GCSE
  • Separate Sciences (3 GCSEs – Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • Business BTEC
  • Construction BTEC
  • Health & Social Care BTEC
  • Performing Arts BTEC
  • Spanish GCSE
  • Sports Leadership BTEC